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What is Viral diseases?

What is Viral diseases?

A viral infection is any type of illness or disease caused by a virus, a type of microbe. Microbes are tiny organisms that cannot be seen ...more »

  • Viral diseases: Any disease that is caused by a virus.
  • Viral diseases: Any disease caused by a virus.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Viral diseases: infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Viral diseases: Introduction

Types of Viral diseases:

Types of Viral diseases:

Broader types of Viral diseases:

What causes Viral diseases?

Causes of Viral diseases: see causes of Viral diseases
Causes of Viral diseases: Unlike most bacteria, most viruses do cause disease because they invade living, normal cells, such as those in the human body. They then multiply and produce other viruses like themselves. Each virus is very particular about which cell it attacks. Various human viruses specifically attack particular cells in the body's organs, systems, or tissues, such as the liver, respiratory system, or blood cells. (Source: excerpt from Microbes in Sickness and in Health -- Publications, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: NIAID)
Risk factors for Viral diseases: see risk factors for Viral diseases

What are the symptoms of Viral diseases?

Symptoms of Viral diseases: see symptoms of Viral diseases

Onset of Viral diseases: Viral infections are common among people of all ages but often seem to be concentrated in infants and children.

Can anyone else get Viral diseases?

More information: see contagiousness of Viral diseases
Inheritance: see inheritance of Viral diseases

Viral diseases: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Viral diseases.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Viral diseases.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Viral diseases: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Viral diseases.
Treatments for Viral diseases: see treatments for Viral diseases
Alternative treatments for Viral diseases: see alternative treatments for Viral diseases
Prevention of Viral diseases: see prevention of Viral diseases
Research for Viral diseases: see research for Viral diseases

Name and Aliases of Viral diseases

Main name of condition: Viral diseases

Other names or spellings for Viral diseases:


Viruses and viral disease, Viral infectious disease Source - Diseases Database

Virus infection, Viral infection
Source - WordNet 2.1

Viral diseases: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Viral diseases:


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